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Hong Kong China Democracy Change

Hong Kong court convicts journalist who investigated metro attack | Hong Kong – www.theguardian.com

From www.theguardian.com Helen Davidson in Taipei Excerpt: An award-winning Hong Kong news producer has been found guilty of criminal conduct after she accessed a public database while investigating an attack at a city metro station in 2019. The case against Bao Choy, a producer for the public broadcaster RTHK, has become a focal point for […]…

Hong Kong magistrate’s workaround for database-searching journalists ‘unworkable’, as critics question RTHK contributor’s conviction – www.scmp.com

From www.scmp.com Phila Siu Excerpt: A Hong Kong magistrate’s suggestion for how reporters could obtain information from a government database without falling foul of the law that ensnared an RTHK contributor is simply unworkable, according to a legal scholar and a journalists’ group.Former University of Hong Kong law dean Professor Johannes Chan Man-mun also accused […]…

Harsher fines urged for Hong Kong schools, NGOs refusing to host polling stations – South China Morning Post – www.scmp.com

From www.scmp.com Excerpt: Harsher fines urged for Hong Kong schools, NGOs refusing to host polling stations South China Morning Post 2021-04-23 03:14:06…

Leading democrats in Hong Kong are jailed – www.economist.com

From www.economist.com Excerpt: Apr 24th 2021 JIMMY LAI, publisher of the Apple Daily newspaper, was jailed for 14 months on April 16th for taking part in protests in 2019. His jailing, with other veteran activists, is part of a crackdown by China’s leaders. Martin Lee, known as Hong Kong’s “father of democracy” and Margaret Ng, […]…

Hong Kong airport anti-terror drill prepares for bomb attack, marauding knifemen – South China Morning Post – www.scmp.com

From www.scmp.com Excerpt: Hong Kong airport anti-terror drill prepares for bomb attack, marauding knifemen South China Morning Post 2021-04-22 21:55:30…

Basic laws of Macau and Hong Kong exist to pursue national interests – www.macaubusiness.com

From www.macaubusiness.com Excerpt: The president of the Institute of European Studies of Macau (IEEM) stressed that the basic laws of that special administrative region of China, as well as those of Hong Kong, exist to pursue national interests, such as their integration into the country’s political dynamics. “The basic laws of Macau or Hong Kong […]…

Why did China’s vice-premier travel south to meet Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam? – South China Morning Post – www.scmp.com

From www.scmp.com Excerpt: Why did China’s vice-premier travel south to meet Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam? South China Morning Post 2021-04-22 21:00:17…

‘Still a man of interest to foreign powers’: Judiciary reveals why Hong Kong democrat was denied bail under security law – hongkongfp.com

From hongkongfp.com Excerpt: The Hong Kong judiciary on Thursday released a High Court judge’s written reasons for denying bail to two of the 47 democrats facing national security charges following an appeal by prosecutors, but granting it to two others. From left to right: Shun Lee, Jeremy Tam, Sze Tak-loy, Andy Chui. Photo: HKFP Remix. […]…